Treasure Island

Karin Boye

(1900-1941 / Sweden)

Poems of Karin Boye

1. A Buddhist Fantasy 9/29/2010
2. Clouds 9/29/2010
3. Crossroads 9/29/2010
4. Evening Prayer 9/29/2010
5. Idea 9/29/2010
6. Man's Multiplicity 9/29/2010
7. Morning Song 9/29/2010
8. Spring Song 9/29/2010
9. The Best 9/29/2010
10. The Nightjar 9/29/2010
11. To A Sphinx 9/29/2010
12. To You 9/29/2010

Crossroads

Candles I saw burning, yes, holy candles on the eternal
mountaintops.
Blessed ones walked there in a trembling mystic light,
radiant with God as with the sun the falling drops,
radiant with sleep in worlds where time was not.


Woe is me, my foot is too heavy for those giddying high paths,
woe is me, who was formed from clay and whose thought is steel and

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